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A New Era

Jill Kamil

in Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160615
eISBN:
9781617970184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160615.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

One goal of the revolutionary leaders was to eradicate foreign imperialism and this was achieved when Nasser ended the last vestige of occupation by signing the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of 1954, which ... More


In the Museum

Wafaa EL Sadik and Rüdiger Heimlich

in Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures: My Life in Egyptology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774168253
eISBN:
9781617978173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168253.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter recounts the author's initial visit to the Egyptian Museum after her return to Cairo. She was shocked by the miserable condition of the museum itself. In western travel guides it is ... More


Mandated Pasts: War, Peace, and the New Regime of Antiquities

Billie Melman

in Empires of Antiquities: Modernity and the Rediscovery of the Ancient Near East, 1914-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824558
eISBN:
9780191863332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824558.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography, Cultural History

Chapter 1 examines the new definitions of antiquity that emerged after the First World War and relates them to the new post-war imperial order and international system. It tracks the shift from a ... More


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